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  Politics of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Politics of Sweden takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic monarchy, whereby the Prime Minister of Sweden is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.
Sweden was the first western nation to detect unusually high radiation levels in the atmosphere, which later was confirmed to have been the residual nuclear fallout from the Chernobyl accident.
Sweden is also very active in international peace efforts, especially through the United Nations, and in support to the Third World.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Politics of Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Riksdag or Sveriges Riksdag is the Parliament of Sweden.
In the south of Sweden leaf-bearing trees are prolific, in the north pines and hardy birches dominate the landscape.
In the south of Sweden leaf-bearing trees are prolific, in the north ferns and hardy birches dominate the landscape.
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 Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sweden was first mentioned in the 1st century, by Roman historian Tacitus, who wrote that the Suiones tribe lived out in the sea and were powerful in both arms and ships.
In the south of Sweden leaf-bearing trees are prolific, in the north pines, spruces and hardy birches dominate the landscape.
Sweden is known for having an even distribution of income, with a Gini coefficient at 0.21 in 2001 (one of the most even income distributions in the industrialized world).
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 Constitution of Sweden - InformationBlast
Sweden's bloodless revolution of 1772 was legitimized by the Parliament in new versions of the Instrument of Government (in 1772 and 1789), making the King a "Constitutional Autocrat".
Sweden's switch from elective to hereditary monarchy in 1544 gave reason to Sweden's first law of constitutional character, in form of a treaty between the royal dynasty and the realm represented by the four Estates to be valid for all times.
Thereby Princess Victoria of Sweden, the eldest child of King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden, was created heiress apparent to the Swedish throne over her younger brother, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden.
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 Parliament of Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Under the new Instrument of Government (one of the four fundamental laws of the Constitution)enacted in 1974, that task was removed from the King of Sweden andgiven to the Speaker of the Riksdag.
Political parties are strong in Sweden, with members of the Riksdag usually supporting their parties in parliamentary votes.In most cases, governments can command the support of the majority in the Riksdag, allowing the government to control theparliamentary agenda.
Effectively, however, it did not become a parliament in themodern sense until parliamentary principles were established in the political system in Sweden, in the 1920s.
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 Politics of Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The most important is the Instrument Government of 1974 which sets out the basic principles political life in Sweden defining rights and The Act of Succession is a treaty the old Riksdag of the Estates and The House of Bernadotte regulating their rights to accede to Swedish throne.
Membership and its issues among the most important questions in Swedish Apart from the European Union Sweden is an active member of the UN and several other organisations such as OECD and IMF.
Politics in Europe: An Introduction to the Politics of the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Russia, and the European Union
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 sweden information site
Sweden as a name was originally a plural form of Swede and is a so-called "back-formation", from Old English Sweo├░eod (Suiones).
Sweden has an extensive childcare system that guarantees a place for all young children from 2-5 years old in a public day-care facility.
In underground circles, Sweden is known for a large number of death metal and fl metal acts, often viewed as pioneering or at the forefront of the scene.
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 Sweden - Further Reading - MSN Encarta
Essays on all aspects of Sweden's economy including the financing of its extensive welfare state.
Sweden's role as a major European power in the 17th century.
Study of the economic policy of Sweden during Social Democratic rule from 1932 to 1991.
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 ipedia.com: Sweden Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Due to the quite small number of inhabitants, Sweden's landscape is known for its peace and the large forests and mountainous wilderness.
Sweden subsequently broke away in 1521, when Gustav Eriksson Vasa, known as king Gustav I of Sweden from 1523, re-established separation of the Swedish Crown from the union.
Sweden remained a neutral country during World War I and World War II (with a small exception for the Winter War).
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 Riksdag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Under the new Instrument of Government of the four fundamental laws of the enacted in 1974 that task was removed the King of Sweden and given to the Speaker of Riksdag.
Political parties are strong in Sweden with of the Riksdag usually supporting their parties parliamentary votes.
For many years no single political party Sweden has managed to gain more than of the votes so political parties with agendas cooperate on several issues forming coalition In general two major blocks exist in the left and the right or socialists and non-socialists (conservatives / liberals).
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 Government & Politics - SWEDEN.SE
Sweden has a history of strong political involvement by ordinary people through its "popular movements" - trade unions, the women's movement, the temperance movement, the sports movement and many more.
In Sweden it is often portrayed as a serious democratic problem that this political involvement has declined in recent decades.
Since 1995 Sweden has been a member of the European Union, and as a consequence of a new world security situation the country's foreign policy doctrine has been partly modified, with Sweden playing a more active role in European security cooperation as well.
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 Politics of Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hereditary, in accordance with the Constitution of Sweden (''Act of Succession, 1809) :''Heir Apparent:'' Crown Princess Victoria, legitimate daughter of the monarch (born July 14, 1977).
Main article: Government of Sweden The executive authority of the government is vested in the cabinet, which consists of a Prime Minister and roughly 20 Ministers who run the government departments.
Main article: Judiciary of Sweden Swedish law, drawing on Germanic, Roman, and Anglo-American law, is neither as codified as in France and other countries influenced by the Napoleonic Code, nor as dependent on judicial practice and precedents as in the United States.
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 Sweden, Lund, Malmo, Swedish Politics --- I
After that, there was the Union of Kalmar, in which Denmark and Sweden merged, followed by the inevitable messy divorce which went on for 200 years, and then in rapid succession the Black Death, the Northern War, the Reformation, and the invention of aquavit.
With these weapons, Sweden became the major imperial power of The North in the 17th century, and even conquered Livonia and Pomerania.
Sweden has gorgeous municipal park systems (especially in Malmö), but many of them are awash in litter.
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 Politics of Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The most important is the Instrument of Government of 1974 which sets out the basic principles of political life in Sweden, defining rights and freedoms.The Act of Succession is a treaty between the old Riksdagof the Estates and The House of Bernadotte regulating their rights toaccede to the Swedish throne.
In 1995 Sweden together with Finland and Austria joined the EuropeanUnion, extending the number of member countries from 12 to 15.
Membership and its issues are among the most importantquestions in Swedish politics.
www.therfcc.org /politics-of-sweden-74940.html   (513 words)

  
 IRR: Sweden Extreme-Right politics
Four years ago, the extreme-Right was the focus of the security services' attention after the murder of a left-wing trade unionist, the killing, during a bank raid, of two police officers and a bomb attack on two journalists who were investigating the extreme-Right scene.
In the September 2002 general election, the Sweden Democrats (SD) polled 1.4 per cent of the vote and is now Sweden's largest extra-parliamentary party.
Delegates to a major Stockholm conference on the Holocaust in January voiced strong criticism of the government, both for failing to initiate debate on Sweden's links to Nazi Germany and for its current asylum policy which denies refugee status to Jews from Baelarus and the Ukraine.
www.irr.org.uk /europebulletin/sweden/extreme_right_politics   (518 words)

  
 Rip this: piracy and politics in Sweden | P2P Unite
It is not uncommon for single-issue parties to run in Sweden, which has a system of proportional representation, but the electoral rules stipulate that a party must attain 4% of the popular vote before it can win any seats.
But there are an estimated 1.2 million active file-sharers in Sweden in a population of 9 million - possibly the highest concentration in Europe - and support for copyright reform runs deep.
To draft a contract that will respect both the rights of the creator and of the culture is not a job for a closed-door committee; nor can it be left up to the content industries to impose their own copyright fiats in the form of restrictive DRM.
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 Sweden and Swedish History Profile Biography and Encylopedia Entry Arkansas Encyclopedia Essay
The Kingdom of Sweden (Konungariket Sverige in Swedish) is a Nordic country in Scandinavia, in Northern
The 17th century saw Sweden emerge as one of the great powers in Europe, due to successful participation, initiated by King Gustavus Adolphus, in the Thirty Years' War.
20th century, Sweden has achieved an enviable standard of living under a mixed system of high-tech capitalism and extensive welfare benefits.
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 Politics of Sweden - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Act of Succession is a treaty between the old Riksdag_of_the_Estates and The House of Bernadotte regulating their rights to accede to the Swedish throne.
Hereditary, in accordance with the Constitution of Sweden (''Act of Succession'', 1809) :''Heir Apparent:'' Crown Princess Victoria, daughter of the monarch (born July_14, 1977)
''Main article: Foreign_relations_of_Sweden'' :In 1995 Sweden togeather with Finland and Austria joined the European_Union, extending the number of member countries from 12 to 15.
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 Government, Politics, Law: Sweden: Selected Internet Resources (Portals to the World, Library of Congress)
For a Library of Congress resource on Swedish law, consult the Sweden section of the Guide to Law Online, at the Global Legal Information Network site.
The Royal Court of Sweden provides information on the responsibilities of the monarchy, biographies of the royal family, locations and visiting hours of the royal palaces, and links to other divisions of the royal court.
The Supreme Court of Sweden provides an introduction to its structure and functions within the Swedish judicial system.
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 Hugh Heclo, Henrik Madsen: Policy and Politics in Sweden - Print
That factor together with the ethnic and cultural homogeneity of the people reduces the potential for conflict in the political realm.
The practical result of pursuing the welfare vision by means of a problem-focused approach is that problems of collective choice—what the government should do to move Swedish society in the "right" direction—preoccupy the political system.
Each volume in Policy and Politics in Industrial States, edited by Douglas E. Ashford, Peter J. Katzenstein, and T.J. Pempel, is a sophisticated textbook that focuses on a single country but in a comparative policy context.
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 Category:Politics of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This category focuses on political issues and the quest for political office in Sweden.
For articles about the work of national and local governments in Sweden see category:Government of Sweden.
There are 6 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
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 Politics and laws - SWEDEN.SE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Politics and laws - SWEDEN.SE Home Meet us Create a Swedish postcard Find out about Sweden
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 Sweden Government & Politics News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For example, France, Sweden, England, and Australia are among the countries...
But states like France and Sweden have pressed for the opt-out to be scrapped, with a June ministerial meeting over the issue ending in stalemate.
armed militia which is affiliated to a political party with significant representation in the Lebanese Parliament and at the ministerial level, even though...
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 Omniseek: /Open Directory /Regional /Europe /Sweden /Politics
Placements Politics, Law and Social Languages in Sweden
Sweden and World War 2 (s.c.nordic archived texts)
If Sweden hadn't sold iron to Germany, maybe Germany would have invaded Sweden too, at the cost of even more...
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 Sweden encyclopedia : Cultural Information , Maps, Sweden politics and officials, Sweden History. Travel to Sweden
Sweden encyclopedia : Cultural Information, Maps, Sweden politics and officials, Sweden History.
Sweden has a low population density except in its metropolitan areas, with most of the inland consisting of forests and mountainous wilderness.
Its citizens enjoy an extremely high standard of living in a country that is universally perceived as clean, modern, and liberal (if not libertine).
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 Amazon.com: Policy and Politics in Sweden: Principled Pragmatism (Policy and Politics in Industrial States): Books: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The practical result of pursuing the welfare vision by means of a problem-focused approach is that problems of collective choice—what the government should do to move Swedish society in the "right" direction—preoccupy the political system.
The Politics of Social Solidarity: Class Bases of the European Welfare State, 1875-1975 by Peter Baldwin on page 62, page 223, and Back Matter
Democracy and the Marketplace of Ideas: Communication and Government in Sweden and the United States by Erik Asard in Back Matter
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